11th Day of Christmas

The 11th Day of Christmas celebrates the Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, who was the first American Saint.  The celebration is held on January 4th.  The Feast of St. Simeon Stylites also occurs on this day.

11th Day of Christmas at McMullen House Bed & Breakfast

Picture of the 11th Day of Christmas (Eleven Pipers Piping) 2019
       Eleventh Day–Eleven Pipers Piping

The Eleventh Day of Christmas at McMullen House is depicted 11 pipers piping in the Parlor.  The pipers represent the eleven faithful apostles.

 

History of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Picture of Elizabeth Ann Seton
Elizabeth Ann Seton (credit: Jacques Reich, public domain picture from wikimedia)

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was born in 1774 and established the first Catholic girls school and the Sisters of Charity.  Called “Mother Seton”, a number of schools are named for her including Seton Hall University, Seton Hill University, and Elizabeth Seton High School.  More information about Elizabeth Ann Seton can be found at the Catholic online site.

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